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  1. Pinkerton v. Spellings, 529 F.3d 513 (5th Cir. 2008)

    In this opinion, the Fifth Circuit holds that employees bringing a discrimination claim under Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act need not show that discrimination was the sole factor in the adverse employment action taken against them. This opinion ari ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  2. EEOC v. Lee's Log Cabin, Inc., 546 F.3d 438 (7th Cir. 2008)

    In a 2-1 decision that flies in the face of both scientific evidence and common sense, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a District Court decision that relies on an erroneous distinction between HIV and AIDS as the basis for its reasoning. ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:08am

  3. List of Conditions for Compassionate Allowances, U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)

    According to the SSA web site, compassionate allowances are a way for SSA to quickly identify diseases and other medical conditions that are expected to qualify under the Listing of Impairments based on minimal objective medical information. Compassionate ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  4. United States and The Massage Company (Los Angeles, CA), Settlement Agreement, U.S. Department of Justice

    In response to a complaint filed by an HIV-positive individual alleging that he was denied services by a massage therapy provider, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) intervened and negotiated this settlement agreement. The complaint alleged that the pla ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:09am

  5. Critical Civil Rights Issues for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the United States: A To Do List for the Next President's First 100 Days (2008)

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Since the beginning of the epidemic, people with HIV and their advocates have been calling on the President of the United States to take visible leadership in condemning discrimination and in supportin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/25/2021 2:10pm

  6. Goodman v. Western Dental Servs., Inc., Complaint, Superior Court for the State of California, HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA)

    On behalf of two HIV-positive individuals, the HIV/AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA) filed suit against a dental provider for refusing to provide dental services, specifically tooth extraction, to the HIV-positive individuals on the basis of their HIV ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. Left Behind: Black America: a Neglected Priority in the Global AIDS Epidemic, Black AIDS Institute (2008)

    This timely report sets forth the severity of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among African Americans and the failure of the United States government to respond to this crisis. The report presents the staggering statistics demonstrating HIV/AIDS rates among African ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:09pm

  8. Vitug v. Mukasey, Amicus Brief, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, HIV and Legal Services Alliance (HALSA)

    In a case that could have far-reaching impact on the medical care of HIV-positive detainees in U.S. detention centers, HALSA submitted this amicus brief on behalf of Dennis Vitug, a Filipino immigrant. Vitug, who is HIV-positive, sought a withholding of r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  9. Medicaid Eligibility for Legally Recognized Same-Sex Marriages Performed Elsewhere, New York State Office of Health Insurance Programs, Division of Coverage and Enrollment (August 21, 2008)

    This General Information System (GIS) message alerts Local Departments of Social Services (LDSS) of a new Medicaid eligibility policy regarding recognition and equal treatment of same-sex legal marriages that have been performed outside of New York. In Fe ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  10. Criminalization of HIV Transmission, Policy Brief, UNAIDS (2008)

    In response to a recent increase in HIV criminalization cases both in the United States and abroad, UNAIDS issued this policy brief to arm advocates with information and arguments against these discriminatory laws and practices. The policy brief discusses ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 6:04pm

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